McGregor became the highest-paid athlete according to Forbes

Forbes has compiled a ranking of the highest-paid athletes in the world.

The publication took into account the income of athletes in the period from May 1 last year to May 1 this year.

The Irish fighter Conor McGregor, who earned $ 180 million, took the first place. Most of his fortune was brought to him by the sale of a controlling stake in the whiskey brand Proper No. The second was the striker of “Barcelona” Lionel Messi, who became richer by 130 million. Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo (120 million) rounded out the top three. The top ten richest athletes also included quarterback Dak Prescott (107.5 million), basketball player LeBron James (96.5 million), PSG forward Neymar (95 million), tennis player Roger Federer (90 million), Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (82 million), American football player Tom Brady (76 million) and Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant.

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Author: Oleg Ceban
Graduated from University of Oxford. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the world news section in the Free News editors.
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